Tribute to Abbas Kiarostami, a celebrated Iranian filmmaker

WION Edge: IFFI 2016 will be honouring the late filmmaker by showcasing his 7 highly-acclaimed films

WION will bring you the major highlights of 47th International Film Festival of India, 2016 from Goa

WION will bring you the major highlights of 47th International Film Festival of India, 2016 from Goa

IFFI 2016 will pay a special tribute to veteran filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami who passed away this year

IFFI 2016 will pay a special tribute to veteran filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami who passed away this year

Every year the International Film festival of India pays a special tribute to late filmmakers for their distinguished contributions to cinema

Every year the International Film festival of India pays a special tribute to late filmmakers for their distinguished contributions to cinema

Abbas Kiarostami was an Iranian film director, screenwriter, photographer and film producer

Abbas Kiarostami was an Iranian film director, screenwriter, photographer and film producer

The late filmmaker had been involved in over forty films, including shorts and documentaries

The late filmmaker had been involved in over forty films, including shorts and documentaries

Part of the Iranian New Wave, a Persian cinema movement, his films used poetic dialogues and allegorical storytelling

Part of the Iranian New Wave, a Persian cinema movement, his films used poetic dialogues and allegorical storytelling

His films often use a mixture of fictional and documentary elements

His films often use a mixture of fictional and documentary elements

The late filmmaker has won several awards including at Cannes. IFFI Goa 2016 will be screening 7 of his films for the cinephiles

The late filmmaker has won several awards including at Cannes. IFFI Goa 2016 will be screening 7 of his films for the cinephiles